Portugal, especially Lisbon and Porto, have been growing in popularity in the last few years. More and more people are falling in love with these cities and looking out for opportunities there. Some people are choosing to work remotely and move to Portugal to enjoy what the country has to offer.

The number of foreign visitors in Lisbon keeps growing. Its lovely weather, the genuine hospitality, safety and the food are just some of the reasons why millions choose to visit the Portuguese capital. Lisbon is one of the best European destinations to take travel, live and work.

Are you looking to move? Have a look at the 5 reasons why you should settle in Lisbon.


1. There is something for everyone!

Thanks to its rich and diversified culture scene you will find a very international destination. From its numerous museums, theatres and cinemas, to its amazing food scene, the city attracts all types of people and interests. The historical background in Lisbon is also what charms its visitors. You will come across the perfect combination between old and modern all around.


2. Mediterranean weather

As already mentioned, the weather is probably what attracts people the most to the city. Typically, its Mediterranean weather is stable, and you will find an average temperature of 18C throughout the year. Summers are sunny, warm and long. Springs and Autumns are pleasant and mild. During the winter, although temperature tend to drop slightly, you will have no problem finding a comfortable spot to work from.


3. Hospitality and food

You will absolutely feel at home here. Whether you are coming to visit, study or to work you will feel welcome. Portuguese people are naturally sociable and love to get together, it won’t matter if you’ve known each other for 10 years or just met 10 minutes ago. The food scene is another gem in the Portuguese culture. You will find a varied and rich gastronomy that includes: fantastic meat, fish, seafood and yummy deserts that are really hard to resist to.


4. Safety first!

Living comfortably and safely is possibly one of the most important details when choosing a place to move to. Lisbon is a very safe destination; you can walk alone around pretty much everywhere (even at night!). Children play freely outside, and men and women are treated equally.


5. Low prices

Although prices have been going up due to the growing interest in the city, Lisbon is still one of the cheapest European capitals to live in.

Food, house bills, transportation are very affordable when compared to other cities in Europe and around the world. You will also find great cost-effective office solutions in coworking spaces.


Fall in love with a city where flexible working is growing!

Should you decide you want to move to Lisbon, it won’t be difficult to find a reasonably priced place to live and an excellent place to work from.

At Piece of Work, your wellbeing and comfort are at the forefront of what we do. Here you will find a pleasant place to work and to develop your ideas whilst joining our dynamic community. We have partnerships with local housing providers to make your stay even more pleasurable.


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